PJ and Ashleigh Smyth

from New Frontiers


PJ and Ashleigh started GodFirst church 6 years ago in Johannesburg, South Africa, after successfully planting and leading a church in Zimbabwe. GodFirst now sees thousands of people meeting in multiple venues around the city.

In his passion to help others put the lead back into leadership, PJ is an author and international speaker on matters of leadership, and has been a keynote speaker at the Newfrontiers Leadership Conference for the last five years in the UK, where 5,000 leaders gather annually for leadership training. His book, “The World Needs More Leaders” is the most popular leadership training manual within the global church movement of Newfrontiers. PJ and Ashleigh have three sons, Jack, Ben and Sam.